Screws

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws offers shaft diameter from 16-125 mm.

November 18, 2016

Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws have been designed to reduce vibrations and noise due to their smoothly finished surface.  These precision ball screws feature  shaft diameters  between 16-125 mm. 

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Fasteners & Hardware

J W Winco, Inc Introduces GN 3663 Knurled Knobs with steel torque limiting mechanism.

October 3, 2016

Suitable for applications in which torque needs to be controlled manually, RoHS compliant GN 3663 Knurled Knobs feature an aluminum body with a blackened finish, and a plastic cover cap. Controls can be manually manipulated by tightening or loosening the knobs in clockwise or counter clockwise in order to ensure that maximum permissible torque is maintained. The tapped or threaded stud inserts can be dismantled by removing the cover and loosening the countersunk screw. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Local Manufacturing of Thomson FSI Style Metric Precision Ball Screws Leads to Faster Delivery Times

July 14, 2016

RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has further enhanced its customer offerings in North America by utilizing its domestic manufacturing facilities to deliver high-quality, German-engineered metric ball screws with shorter lead times. As only two percent of all metric ball screws sold in North America are manufactured...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Captive Screw enables tool-free access via wing knob design.

May 23, 2016

Able to be used to designate access through standard and custom color options, 4C Wing Knob Captive Screw features over-molded, contoured, wing-style head design that simplifies positioning of sliding components, installation, and quick-release for facilitated removal. Press-in, flare-in, and SMT options provide versatility for fastening and unfastening by hand when mounting doors, panels, and other hardware components in applications where tool-free access is desired. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Murphy Highlights Local Connecticut Manufacturer, Holo-Krome As \"Murphy's Monday Manufacturer\"

April 13, 2016

Murphy Highlights Local Connecticut Manufacturer, Holo-Krome As “Murphy's Monday Manufacturer” WALLINGFORD – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that Holo-Krome is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Holo-Krome, which was founded in West Hartford in 1929, manufactures a wide range of fastener products – like socket head cap screws, dowel pins, pressure...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PennEngineering License Agreement with EJOT GmbH & Co. KG for PT and Delta PT Screws for Plastics

October 30, 2015

PennEngineering (Danboro, PA, USA) has entered into a license agreement with EJOT GmbH Co. KG, Industrial Fastener Division (Bad Laasphe, Germany) covering EJOT PT and Delta PT screws for plastic applications. The agreement allows PennEngineering to use EJOT technical information, patent rights, and trademarks in connection with the manufacture and sale of PT and Delta PT screw products. PT...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Captive Panel Screws install permanently on PCBs.

October 16, 2015

Featuring surface mount spring-loaded design, PEM® ReelFast® Type SMTPFLSM™ Screws install precisely and permanently where designed on printed circuit boards to provide secure attachment and allow for subsequent access whenever necessary. All-metal captive screw assemblies mount in one piece using pick-and-place method. Available in thread sizes #4-40 through #6-32 and M3 through M3.5 and in multiple screw lengths, fasteners install in boards of any hardness as thin as .063 in. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heat Sink Mounting System features 3-piece design.

September 24, 2015

Consisting of PEM® Type HSCB™ captivating screw and PEM Type HSL™ spring mated to PEM Type HSR™ broaching receptacle nut or standoff, Heat Sink Mounting System securely attaches heat sinks to PCBs while providing firm and constant contact to chip component for optimized heat dissipation. Audible click serves to prevent over tightening by signaling when screw is fully engaged. Screws and broaching nuts or standoffs can be specified in thread sizes #4-40 to #6-32 / M3 and in various lengths. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.

July 14, 2015

Available with screw diameters up to 75 mm and leads up to 20 mm, Planetary Screw Assemblies achieve dynamic load capacities of 544 kN and static load capacities of 1,496 kN. Planets rotate with defined contact profile in nut around screw in parallel to axis, ensuring smooth operation and minimized noise emission. Assemblies are suited for use in medium-sized and heavy-duty machinery such as presses, plastic injection molding machines, and machine tools. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Phillips Flat Head Screws attach plywood to light-gauge steel.

June 17, 2015

Available in 3 sizes, all of which feature #2 Phillips flat head, Plylite® Miracle Fasteners™ feature unique point design that enables plywood to be attached to 25–20 gauge steel studs. There are no threads immediately behind point, preventing ride-up as plywood is attached. As fastener is driven, shank slides through plywood and metal stud until upper threads engage in stud. Coated in yellow zinc for corrosion protection, screws have smooth shanks and countersinking serrated heads. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Small Screw Questions for Automatic Feeding and Driving by Design Tool, Inc.

June 16, 2015

1. How do you define "small" screws? For screw feeding systems, I would define "small" screws as screw sizes smaller than #4 for American National Standard or ANSI screws. For metric screws, sizes smaller than 3mm would also be considered "small" screws. 2. What types of assembly applications typically use small screws (e.g., portable electronics; eyeglasses; hearing aids; etc.)? Examples...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel Hex Head Screws come in 3 tip versions.

May 8, 2015

Used when pressure dents or damage to clamping surface must be avoided, GN 933.5 Stainless Steel Hexagon Head Screws are available in Brass Tip, Nylon Tip, or Spherical Pivot versions. Spherical pivot type has d4 diameter smaller than d1 core diameter of thread, which is suited for use with thrust pads GN 631/631.5. While body is of American Standard 304 Stainless Steel, tips are either brass or plastic (Polyacetal POM). These products are RoHS-compliant and come in metric sizes.
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Fasteners & Hardware

Is Your Class \"C\" Components Supplier Willing to Break the Rules?

April 1, 2015

One of the drawbacks of big, corporate class "c" components is that they are, well, big, corporate class "c" components suppliers. Because these behemoths are often public companies, they tend to have lots and lots of levels. And with lots of levels comes lots of rules. That's totally understandable. They need rules every step of the way precisely because they are so big. If every Joe and...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Davis-Standard's Global Advantage(TM) in Customer Service at NPE

February 2, 2015

Supporting customers after the sale is a priority for Davis-Standard, LLC and this will be evident at the company’s NPE booth. Davis-Standard’s aftermarket department will exhibit multiple feedscrew designs, fast delivery spare parts, a rebuilt Thermatic extruder and a variety of extrusion control systems and upgrades. Feedscrew Services – Davis-Standard replacement or rebuilt...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Captive Panel Screws feature self-clinching design.

January 29, 2015

Offering alternative to spring-loaded versions, PEM® Type PFHV™ Screws are no-spring steel fasteners integrating captive screw to eliminate potential risk for damage to internal components associated with unsecured hardware. Screws are engineered for use with aluminum or steel sheets as thin as .036 in. and exhibiting hardness of HRB 60 or less on Rockwell B Scale or HB 107 or less on Brinell Scale. Available in 2 lengths, screws come in thread sizes from #4–40 through #8–32 and M3–M4. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Micro-Sized Lead Screws can be customized to application.

January 26, 2015

Available through Haydon Kerk Express web store, Kerk® Micro Series is suitable for applications that require precise motion control in compact package. Custom screw materials, such as heat-treated 400 series stainless steel, are available, while custom nut materials, including PEEK and PPS, can be used to meet specific requirements. Applications include surgical and medical instruments, laboratory equipment, miniature drug delivery systems, and hand-held instruments and devices. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Micro Lead Screws allow miniaturization of products.

December 23, 2014

Available in 2 mm diameter screw sizes with leads ranging from 0.3–2 mm per revolution, Kerk® Micro Series Lead Screw Assemblies come in variety of nut configurations made of self-lubricating acetal and Kerkite® High Performance Composite Polymers, including nylon, PPS, and PEEK materials. Assemblies are manufactured of 303 stainless steel and require no maintenance. High accuracy threads with optimal uniformity deliver precise motion while minimizing noise and vibration. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware

USG Recommends Grabber Fasteners for Use with Its Structo-Crete(TM) Concrete Panels

December 15, 2014

Highland, UT—Three concrete panel screws manufactured by Grabber Construction Products, Inc. ("Grabber"), a 100% employee-owned international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, have been named by USG as the fasteners of choice for use with USG's Structo-Crete™ concrete panels. USG tested for fastening Structo-Crete™ structural concrete panel to...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products

Toy Manufacturing Trends

September 16, 2014

1. What are the biggest assembly/joining challenge affecting toy manufacturers today? The biggest assembly challenge affecting toy manufacturers today is cost vs. assembly method. Toys are typically lower cost products, and must be assembled efficiently for the least amount of labor and cost. 2. What types of joining processes and equipment are toy manufacturers looking for today? Toy...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Thomson Expands Range of High Performance Miniature Linear Motion Component Offering

August 8, 2014

The widest available range of miniature linear motion components now includes metric bearings to 3mm and rolled ball screws to 6mm with T7 accuracy class WOOD DALE, IL –Thomson Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of linear and rotary motion solutions, has expanded its range of high performance, miniaturized components with the launch of several new products. The new precision TSI Rolled...Read More